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Entropy of relativistic Boltzmann gas?

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Homework Statement



I'm given a relativistic Boltzmann gas and told to find the entropy


Homework Equations



[tex]\epsilon = pc[/tex]
p = 3d momentum
c = speed of light

The Attempt at a Solution



I tried to start by finding the partition function, from which I can just take the derivative, but I don't know how I would sum the energies. Would I merely use p=hw/2*pi summed over all frequencies from 0 to infinity?
 

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